Janney is pleased to announce that the Kernicky Group has joined the firm in Media, PA. The four-person team was previously affiliated with Merrill Lynch.

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (“Janney”), a leading full-service wealth management, financial services, and investment banking firm headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, is pleased to announce that the Kernicky Group has joined the firm in Media, PA. The four-person team was previously affiliated with Merrill Lynch. 

The advisors of the Kernicky Group have more than 50 years of combined financial services industry experience. They include Michael Kernicky, Executive Vice President/Wealth Management, and his two sons Michael J. Kernicky, Vice President/Wealth Management, and John Kernicky, Financial Advisor. The team is supported by Lois Bolgunas, Private Client Associate.

“I am extremely pleased to welcome the seasoned professionals of the Kernicky Group to our Media branch office,” said Drew Lombard, Branch Office Manager of the Media office. “They are well-respected in the area and their personalized and planning-focused approach to client service aligns perfectly with Janney’s values and culture. We look forward to supporting them in their continued success.”

“We wanted to align ourselves with a firm that respected the client-advisor relationship and shared our goals-based approach to advice and planning,” said Michael Kernicky. “Janney has a long-standing reputation for putting the needs of clients first and striving to be the highest standard of success in financial relationships. The firm’s unique culture make it a great place for us to continue to grow our business.”

About the Kernicky Group:

  • Michael Kernicky, CFP®, Executive Vice President/Wealth Management – Mr. Kernicky is a 35-year industry veteran and Certified Financial Planner. As a lifelong resident of Delaware County, he has coached swimming for over 20 years and started the swimming programs at both Notre Dame Academy de Namur for Girls and Cabrini College. He is a graduate of Widener University and currently splits his time between Glen Mills, PA and Sea Isle City, NJ.
  • Michael J. Kernicky, CFP®, CRPC®, Vice President/Wealth Management – Mr. Kernicky started his career in wealth management in 2007. He holds both the Certified Financial PlannerTM and Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM designations. He was an All-American swimmer at Malvern Preparatory School before swimming on the varsity team at Villanova University. He resides in Philadelphia with his wife and son.
  • John Kernicky, Financial Advisor – Mr. Kernicky began his career as a Financial Advisor in 2011 after graduating from the Haub School of Business with a specialization in Marketing, Communications, and Psychology at St. Joseph’s University. He currently resides in Exton, PA.

Janney’s Media, PA branch office is located at 1400 N. Providence Road, Rose Tree Corp. Center 1, Suite 400, Media, PA 19063.

About Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
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